There is no such thing as just another day. When the days start to blur together, that's an "error message" from life, telling you that it's time to either slow down or stop completely and reset. The sun and Venus act together like ushers offering a seat in the theater. Step inside, relax and catch your breath. The show's about to start.
ARIES (March 21-April 19). In a quiet moment, you'll notice you're missing someone — a pang that's also a gift. This is the heart space that reminds you of the importance of connection and inspires you to reach out.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20). There are some thoughts that are persistent. No matter how you process, categorize and shuffle them to the bottom of drawer, they keep coming back around. Action must be taken to make things right.
GEMINI (May 21-June 21). Scheming is part of the fun. There's something exciting that's been in the back of your mind and wants to come to the front of your schedule instead. You can totally pull this off.
CANCER (June 22-July 22). Expecting the broken thing to work well is silly, and yet it could happen. That's not because your expectation makes it so, but because damaged things do function once in a while. Even a stopped watch is right twice a day.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). An important life skill to work on is the ability to fuel your own flame. People around you often do this for you. When they forget, it's a boon — a valuable opportunity to learn how to ignite your own passion.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22). This is new. While you don't know exactly how to tackle the job, your experience in other work is more related than you would have initially guessed and can be successfully applied here.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23). Loyalty is the fine quality that brings people together and makes them exponentially stronger as a unit than they would be if you added up their individual strengths.
SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 21). Don't even try to order yourself around today because it won't work. Just forget about self-discipline. Instead, look for kind and compassionate ways to care for yourself, and you'll get results.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21). Today's featured exchange is a pretty cut-and-dried deal. If it feels like someone is doing you a favor, they are. If it doesn't, they're not. Be clear in your communication to others how they can best help you.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19). Your beliefs change as you do, a natural progression of maturity. Sometimes, they change without you knowing. Articulate your beliefs so you can stand more boldly in them, or let them go, as the case may be.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18). You'll share authority with someone and it goes better when you work as a team. Split up the duties. Divide and conquer, play "good cop, bad cop" or other strategic games.
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20). When you see opportunity (and you will see it because you're looking out for it), grab it without hesitation and hold on until everyone agrees that this one is yours.
TODAY'S BIRTHDAY (Aug. 14). Both known and unknown forces are on your side this solar return, so go forward as though you can't lose. The next 10 weeks will bring love affirmed and business relationships solidified. Hosting will be a forte through 2020, and you'll often miraculously manage to make everyone happy — including yourself. Libra and Scorpio adore you. Your lucky numbers are: 34, 3, 20, 28 and 50.
ASTROLOGICAL QUESTION: "I've been single for a long time. Do you see a compatible man entering my life? How will I recognize him? I was born on April 16, 1964, in London."
I wish I could tell you he's 6'1", his name is Joe, and he'll show up precisely at 2 p.m. tomorrow. Instead, I'll say that you'll recognize him by the way he makes you feel: powerful, beautiful and confident. These qualities are already abundantly inside you, and being around someone you click with makes you feel comfortable enough to represent who you really are. All the good stuff rises to the surface to be acknowledged not only by him but by you and, well, everyone.
Recognizing your mate isn't about flirting with the guy at the bar, chatting up the right stranger on the subway or even divine timing. It's a function of being content with, and growing, who you are. That's when the stars align! As an Aries, success in life depends on flexing your courage and confidence muscles. Develop yourself. Take risks. Given your Venus in Gemini, you'll have unusual similarities with your "twin" soul and differences akin to those of an alter ego.
CELEBRITY PROFILES: Ultimate entertainment hyphenate Steve Martin is a comedian, actor, playwright, novelist, songwriter, banjo master, art collector, tweet-master and family man. All four elements are well represented in this Leo's natal chart, which includes an intensely private Scorpio moon and Venus in emotional Cancer, indicators that comedy is his sensitive soul's creative defense.
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